Choppers drive elk from Wind Cave to Custer
CUSTER (AP) -- Park officials are using a pair of helicopters to drive hundreds of elk from Wind Cave National Park into nearby Custer State Park.
The drive is aimed at reducing the elk herd in Wind Cave, which numbers 900 to 950 animals. Officials would like the herd cut in half based on available habitat in the park.
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